Achilles Elbert Waldrop

16 August 1878–26 March 1961 (Age 82)
Lafayette, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Achilles Elbert

When Achilles Elbert Waldrop was born on 16 August 1878, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States, his father, Franklin Pierce Waldrop, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Irene "Betty" Spurlin, was 19. He married Ruth Margaret Badger on 28 June 1909, in Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Chickasha Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 March 1961, at the age of 82, and was buried in Akers Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Achilles Elbert Waldrop
Ruth Margaret Badger
Marriage: 28 June 1909
Margaret Elizabeth Waldrop
Elbert Franklin Waldrop

Spouse and Children

28 June 1909
Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1883: Miller, Arkansas, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Variant of English and Scottish Wardrop .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellert A Waldrop in household of Gid W Walldrop, "United States Census, 1910"
  • A E Waldrop in household of F P Waldrop, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elbert A Waldrop, "United States Census, 1920"

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